Original essays by leading art critics and curators accompany dozens of colour plates featuring Cran’s shimmering, graphically delicate paintings. Enclosed within a translucent slipcase. Chris Cran has been exhibiting across the country since the late 1970s and his work is included in numerous private and public collections, among them the National Gallery of Canada and the Art Gallery of Alberta. Cran has an active presence in Canada and specifically in Alberta where he has influenced a generation of artists at the Alberta College of Art and Design. He lives and works in Calgary.